17 Feb 2016
Lausanne: The race to host the 2024 Olympic Games gets underway in earnest today with the four bid cities: Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome, presenting their initial candidature files to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
08 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan might have saved many damsels in distress in multiple films, but the actor couldn't protect himself from getting robbed.
07 Dec 2015
Rio de Janeiro: Roger Federer will team up with compatriot Martina Hingis to represent Switzerland at next year's Olympic Games in Rio, according to media reports.
12 Feb 2016
Guwahati: Indian long-distance runner Kavita Raut today qualified for the Rio Olympics in women's marathon after winning the event in the 12th South Asian Games, a perfect end to the country's memorable athletics campaign in the event here today.
05 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Competing for the first time in over a year, Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom (51kg) assured herself and India of at least a bronze medal by advancing to the semifinals of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Olympic Test event in Rio de Janeiro yesterday.
03 Oct 2013
London: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has said that his one-time star midfielder David Beckham had "lost focus" following his marriage to pop star Victoria Adams of the Spice Girls.
07 Feb 2013
A new cocktail range inspired by former band Spice Girls was launched here in the presence of the bandmates - Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown, Geri Halliwell and Melanie Chisholm.
18 Nov 2015
Melbourne: Former world number one Adam Scott has dented Australia's hopes of a medal when golf returns to the Olympics at Rio next year, saying he is unlikely to make room for it in his schedule.
26 Dec 2015
New Delhi: International referee from India, Ashok Kumar has been selected for officiating in the Rio Olympics next year.
27 Nov 2015
Raipur: Rising from obscurity, Belgium has become one of the European powerhouses in world hockey and they are leaving no stone unturned ahead of next year's Rio Olympics as all the players have taken a break from their studies or work to prepare themselves for the greatest multi-sport event on the earth.